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Badminton champs for Anjan, Ranjan

 Anjan Buragohain and Ranjan Buragohain from Guwahati clinched the Men's Doubles (open) in the 3rd Kamaleswar Brahma Memorial All India Badminton Championship at  KDSA Indoor Stadium in Kokrajhar. The Anjan Buragohain and Ranjan Buragohain pair beat  Anirban Chetia and Nikilesh Sarma from Tinsukia on Monday.

In the women's Doubles (open) category, Bibari Basumatary and Manali Sinha from Guwahati overtook their opponents Dimpal Hazorika and Sumitra Pujari from Guwahati to got the trophy

In the Veterans' Doubles, Raju Chetry and Tajenkaba from Nagaland emerged as champion  defeating their home team, pair of Moatemjen and  Nochet Ao.

Likewise, Raju Chetry and Tajenkaba in the Men's Doules (open) and Pradip Basumatary and Gyan Ranjan Borah in the Veterans' Doubles bagged the 3rd prizes respectively.

The winners of  the Men's Doubles (open), Women's Doubles (open) and Veterans' Doubles were given cash prizes of Rs. 60,000, Rs. 30,000 and 35,000 respectively along with trophies. The Runners up for these categories were also awarded with trophies and cash amount of Rs. 30,000, Rs.15,000 and Rs. 35,000 and the 3rd place holders with Rs. 8,000 each with trophies


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